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CNBC
Nov 21, 2012 7:00pm EST
and took away healthcare benefits. we think that is just plain wrong tp it is illegal. we have been trying for a year to unsettle it. the company is unwilling. we went to city hall, the bargaining table. we took this dramatic action today because workers are very concerned about their loved ones that are trying to get healthcare coverage. >> they keep saying they want out of your union and they can get health benefits on their own or, by the way, i suppose go into obama care. which i know you support. >> across the country, workers need a raise -- >> they don't want your help. ms. henry, you know what you are doing to middle class people? just making their thanksgiving rotten. >> larry, you are repeating an inaccurate statement from the employer. over 50% of these workers support their union. they want good jobs with wages that they can feed their families on. we want to restore middle class jobs at lax. >> then why don't you do it in an orderly way? >> we've been trying for over a year to do that. >> instead of disrupting a big airport like lax on thanksgiving. there are ways to --
SFGTV
Nov 22, 2012 1:30pm PST
on issuing a request a proposal for drivers healthcare. in order to increase the level of coverage. i want to talk to new york city and other jurisdictions about leveraging multiple cities populations of taxi drivers to bring rates down and provide health care for san francisco taxi drivers. >> chairman nolan: what is the rate at which the fund is growing? >> we started a pilot program, approximately 1 million dollars a year. we started the pilot program in late 2010. i cannot say with any accuracy what would happen when old medallions become transferable. that is what is happening now. >> chairman nolan: i am interested in that. that would be a wonderful thing to be able to do that. mr. -- point about being at a level, middle level, i would be interested in seeing that. >> a lot of the cabdrivers have talked about sort of the other challenges that they face in their industry, corruption may be within the cap companies, maybe with non-driving drivers holding the down is required to drive, competition, challenges around technology that may be they don't have the access. do you feel tha
SFGTV
Nov 22, 2012 2:30pm PST
being leased to cap companies, somewhere aruond $25 dollars per driver; it won't buy healthcare. do something real about the driver fund. >> chairman nolan: next speaker. >> first time here. i have been driving a cab for 17 years. one thing that bothers me so much the -- [indiscernible] they take my business. [indiscernible] >> chairman nolan: next speaker please? >> i was in the office in my company talking about these alternative vehicles and where the driver said to me, and we are like a third world country, everybody gets in their car and picks people up. if the tax industry goes away, who serves the disabled community? do you think uber will do that? i don't think so. how about people that don't have a smart phone? you are not allowed us to compete. the cab companies are not allowing us to compete. uber is hiring drivers with the app. people are independent contractors but it should be able to use any app they want; we need a universal app engine need help us do this, help us get the tools to compete with these people. if you read the article yesterday, the comments, the public
FOX News
Nov 22, 2012 6:00am PST
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Current
Nov 21, 2012 8:00pm PST
such as the president's healthcare reform act, which i happen to like and think is constitutional, but chief justice roberts who whose vote says its constitutional. >> it was to be decided by the people and we just had an election about that. >> eliot: that is the difference between the presidential process, either with the congress or executive and the judiciary which has to make sure what we do is within these boundaries. let's take something like affirmative action and put it in that context. what is the constitutional issue when it comes to affirmative action. >> the tricky question is what those words equal protection really mean. do they surely prohibit the kind of apartheid policies that were condemned in brown versus board of education. those policies were designed to really stigmatize and put down to treat a second class of the blacks who had before that experienced generations of slavery and subordination. the same thing if they are used to up a racially outcome by bringing folks who have been previously excluded historically from the table, and bringing them to the tabl
FOX
Nov 22, 2012 6:00am PST
increased demand. many have cut contribution to food banks and coming up can could major healthcare object poe let. and ktvu channel 2 morning news lore raining blanco -- lorraine blanco is live outside the best buy store where the line keeps growing. >>> a port potosi is -- port tow potty is a good option. camps received bridge brat bracelets for television and topment if he you decided to make the sacrifice last minute and with these chilly temperatures they will pay the price. >> are you prepared this morning? >> just a little. but time would have helped and more blankets. lots more blankets. >> how are you feeling then. >> yes an exciting. >> reporter: also on fitzgerald boulevard toys-r-us opens on thanksgiving and then you can buy turkey and go shopping. so far, nobody is in line put they actually go past the 10th all the way out passed the parking lot and most people are still sleeping in their tents right now. you can expect long linesment get the guy another blanket. most stores will open early than 8:00 is tonight and then you have the great mall in milpitas. those open at
CSPAN
Nov 21, 2012 8:00pm EST
is no question on social issues whether it's women's healthcare or immigration. there was asset of issues that for younger voters was important to think about the kind of country and kind of president they wanted representing them. so on all those questions people wrestled carefully. i think that's why ultimately enough people in enough battleground states chose the president to continue this journey we're on. quickly in terms of demoggrafi. we don't know this for sure but we could be seeing different elections in on years and off years. the election in 2014 is going to be different than presidential lecktorts. and the comments i made were predicated on what we thought would happen in a presidential election. you had latinos turning out. the president won the cuban vote. the first time infer florida. you saw young voters actually exceeding in most states their turnout from four years ago to the surprise of most analyst. you saw african turn out even though the excitement was four years ago, you saw a real determination there to support the president and you saw african-american ris
FOX News
Nov 22, 2012 9:00am PST
m now. house speaker john boehner sending an ultimatum to the president saying his healthcare plan has to be on the table as congress works to avoid a fiscal cliff. >> a new report of the death of usama bin laden reveals shadowy details of the at-sea burial of the world's most wanted terrorist. a cloud hanging over excited shoppers on black friday as workers at the nation's largest retailer get ready for a possible walkout on the busiest shopping day of the year. heather: we can see groups of walmart employees demanding higher pay and better benefits and urging employees to walk out if the demand are not met. with the national labor relations board holding off on a ruling until after thanksgiving, it looks like thousands of shoppers could see serious disruptions. james rosen live for us in our d.c. bureau. >> reporter: heather and rick, happy thanksgiving to you it's an unusual situation when walmart seeks protection from the national labor relations board. that agency was only handed this case last friday. federal investigators have been deposing witnesses and reviewing documents
FOX Business
Nov 22, 2012 11:00am EST
did tuition. over the past 30 years, inflation was 160%. healthcare costs grew more, 400% but college tuition rose 750%. >> first thing you are struck by is our jungle lobby, all of the trappings of jungle retreat. >> john: one place is luxuries that entice students and their money. this is rec center at the university of missouri. >> you'll find yourself in a jungle gym to welcome you. tiger lai is sitting studio and it is outstanding with work by an international artist. new life is a day spo spa. >> it's no surprise that tuition i high are we keep feeding the problem. >> they wrote a book how colleges waste money. >> they hike their prices the federal government we'll contribute a little more. >> john: today almost aul hatch have students get federal aid. >> we have to make it's available for everybody that nts to go. >> the government got them into this mess. >> john: because the government pays for everything? >> yes the cost of colleges, it's not just this number that comes out of thin air. colleges know they can keep increasing the costs because the government says we'l
CSPAN
Nov 22, 2012 5:00pm EST
father's legacy over civil rights will grow with time. healthcare though is a specific part of your father's legacy that we are now debating in real-time. what are your thoughts about the debate we are having given your father's accomplishments in that area? >> there are a lot of people from both parties who work together. that was a time when the country, even if you disagreed with someone, you wanted government to work. [applause] we have this feeling of gotcha. this is going to hurt you kind of thing rather than talking about issues and saying you want this and i want. can't we find a middle ground? can't we find a way to agree on things and do what we agree upon? we lived in a glory time. -- gory time. it was pretty generic. it is not very nice now. i am glad my husband is out of politics. i would not want to be in it now. one of the things that susan and i have found and i found this with julie and the other presidential children, i think that we have been there and we know what it is like. to some extent i think we protected each other. we sympathize, at least i have tried not
CSPAN
Nov 22, 2012 6:00am EST
not be deported over the coming years. gifts of healthcare. so that says fundamental misreading about what happened. i'll pour more salt in the wound. paul ryan said the reason we won is because we did well in urban areas. we won his hometown by 24 points and he lost it by ten and it's not an urban area. so it's disturbing within eighty days there is that think about that gift to young people, latinos. gifts of contraception to women. so if that's your diagnosis, and it actually has eerie echoes of the 47%. so to the think of soul searching. governor romney is going off the stage. others who are going to be facing voters in 2014 and 2016 are going to be most prominent in deciding a direction. i think that would be concerning to anybody in the republican party is thinking how do we get more square with the country as it exists today. >> i think technology played an interesting role in both of those moments and perhaps others in the campaign. i'd love to hear you talk about this for a moment. for example, in a previous era the 47% tape might never have been made or might have only been
CSPAN
Nov 22, 2012 6:00am EST
felt it was a good thing when robert upheld part of the affordable healthcare act. one of them is the victim and says that it would not be upheld by the promise of the commerce clause. it is the cornerstone of the entire civil rights movement. the insurance industry, the whole broad enormous impact of the insurance industry, they are not going to be part of the commerce club, then the ability to ride a bus or to enter a store in the whole notion of public accommodation is founded in the commerce clause. and i think that, you know, does the things that i worry about. that is the ground of all the conversations we are having and the current supreme court does not seem committed to that last 50 years of jurisprudence and that worries me great deals you feed. >> what other political issues that are important for queer communities -- the energy that we are putting around marriage equality issue. >> this is an important question. issues of employment discrimination are critically important. even things like health care disparity, if you will, the reality of where lbgt people are, it is not
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